Categories
Old African Music

Lagos Baby 1963-1969

Some of Fela Kuti’s earliest recordings, with the Koola Lobitos band, are featured on the compilation Lagos Baby: 1963-1969, but the music he played at the time stretches from mostly fairly classic Highlife music to variations of jazzy-bluesy Highlife…

Tracks 1-1 to 1-22 recorded and released 1963/65

1-1 Fela Ransome Kuti & His Koola Lobitos – Bonfu
1-2 Fela Ransome Kuti & His Koola Lobitos – Fere
1-3 Fela Ransome Kuti & His Koola Lobitos – Onifere N°2
1-4 Fela Ransome Kuti & His Koola Lobitos – Oyejo
1-5 Fela Ransome Kuti & His Koola Lobitos – Oluruka
1-6 Fela Ransome Kuti & His Koola Lobitos – Awo
1-7 Fela Ransome-Kuti Quintet – Great Kids
1-8 Fela Ransome-Kuti Quintet – Amaechi’s Blues
1-9 Fela Ransome Kuti & His Koola Lobitos – Yese
1-10 Fela Ransome Kuti & His Koola Lobitos – Egbin
1-11 Koola Lobitos Featuring VC 7 – Orise
1-12 Koola Lobitos Featuring VC 7 – Eke
1-13 Koola Lobitos Featuring VC 7 – Vc 7
1-14 Koola Lobitos Featuring VC 7 – I Know Your Feeling
1-15 Fela Ransome Kuti & His Koola Lobitos – Alagbara
1-16 Fela Ransome Kuti & His Koola Lobitos – Ajo
1-17 Fela Ransome Kuti & His Koola Lobitos – Signature Tune
1-18 Fela Ransome Kuti & His Koola Lobitos – High Life Time
1-19 Fela Ransome Kuti & His Koola Lobitos – Lagos Baby
1-20 Fela Ransome Kuti & His Koola Lobitos – Omuti Soul
1-21 Fela Ransome Kuti & His Koola Lobitos – Olulufe Mi
1-22 Fela Ransome Kuti & His Koola Lobitos – Araba’s Delight

Tracks 2-1 to 2-17 recorded and released 1966/69

2-1 Fela Ransome Kuti & His Koola Lobitos – Wa Dele
2-2 Fela Ransome Kuti & His Koola Lobitos – Lai Se
2-3 Fela Ransome Kuti & His Koola Lobitos – Mi O Mo
2-4 Fela Ransome Kuti & His Koola Lobitos – Obinrin Le
2-5 Fela Ransome Kuti & His Koola Lobitos – Omo Ejo
2-6 Fela Ransome Kuti & His Koola Lobitos – Everyday I Got My Blues
2-7 Fela Ransome Kuti & His Koola Lobitos – Moti Gbrokan
2-8 Fela Ransome Kuti & His Koola Lobitos – Waka Waka
2-9 Fela Ransome Kuti & His Koola Lobitos – Ako
2-10 Fela Ransome Kuti & His Koola Lobitos – Ororuka
2-11 Fela Ransome Kuti & His Koola Lobitos – Lai Se
2-12 Fela Ransome Kuti & His Koola Lobitos – Onidodo
2-13 Fela Ransome Kuti & His Koola Lobitos – Abiara
2-14 Fela Ransome Kuti & His Koola Lobitos – Se E Tun De
2-15 Fela Ransome Kuti & His Koola Lobitos – Waka Waka
2-16 Fela Ransome Kuti & His Koola Lobitos – My Baby Don Love Me
2-17 Fela Ransome Kuti & His Koola Lobitos – Home Cooking

CD is available on Bandcamp.

Highlife​-​Jazz and Afro​-​Soul (1963​-​69)

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

14 − 8 =